Essential Surgery

5th Edition

Problems, Diagnosis and Management With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors:

  • Kourosh Saeb-Parsy
  • Simon Harper
  • Key Features

    • Essential Surgery incorporates a problem-solving approach wherever possible, emphasising how diagnoses are made and why particular treatments are used.
    • The pathophysiological basis of surgical diseases is discussed in relation to their management, acting as a bridge between basic medical sciences and clinical problems.
    • The uniformity of the writing style and the clarity of elucidation will encourage continued reading, while the emphasis on the principles of surgery will enable a real understanding of the subject matter.
    • The book’s extensive use of original illustrations, boxes and tables emphasises important concepts and will aid revision.
    • The principles of operative surgery and perioperative care are explained together with outlines of common operations, enabling students and trainee surgeons to properly understand procedures and to participate intelligently in the operating department.

    Table of Contents

    PRINCIPLES OF SURGICAL CARE

    Mechanisms of surgical disease and surgery in practice

    Managing physiological change in the surgical patient

    Immunology, inflammation and infection

    Shock and resuscitation

    Imaging and interventional techniques in surgery

    Screening for adult disease

    PERIOPERATIVE CARE

    Preoperative assessment

    Medical problems

    Blood transfusion

    Diagnosis and management of common postoperative problems

    Principles of operative surgery

    Complications of surgery

    Principles of cancer management

    Principles of transplantation surgery

    PRINCIPLES OF ACCIDENT SURGERY

    Major injuries

    Head and maxillofacial injuries

    Soft tissue injuries and burns

    SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

    Non-acute abdominal pain and other abdominal symptoms and signs

    The acute abdomen and acute gastrointestinal haemorrhage

    Gallstone diseases and related disorders

    Peptic ulceration and related disorders

    Disorders of the oesophagus

    Tumours of the stomach and small intestine

    Tumours of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system

    Pancreatitis

    Appendicitis

    Colorectal polyps and carcinoma

    Chronic inflammatory disorders of the bowel

    Disorders of large bowel motility, structure and perfusion.

    Anal and perianal disorders

    Thoracic surgery

    Hernias and other groin problems

    Disorders of the male genitalia

    Symptoms and signs and investigation of urinary tract disorders

    Disorders of the prostate

    Tumours of the kidney and urinary tract

    Stone disease of the urinary tract

    Urinary tract infections

    Congenital disorders and diseases secondarily involving

    Details

    No. of pages:
    688
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702046742
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702052224